Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in 38th Match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
The 38th Match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was played yesterday between Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. In Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 3 wickets.
TOSS- Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl.
Sri Lanka Innings- Sri Lanka batted first and started the inning not very well the entire team was dismissed for 279 runs in the third ball of the final over. Charith Asalanka played a very brilliant powerful century inning of 108 runs with the help of 5 sixes and 6 boundaries in 105 balls, Pathum Nissanka played a brilliant inning of 41 runs with the help of 8 boundaries in 36 balls, Sadeera Samarawickrama played a brilliant inning of 41 runs with the help of 4 boundaries in 42 balls, Dhananjaya de Silva scored 34 runs with the help of 1 six and 4 boundaries in 46 balls, apart from this no batsman could play well, Maheesh Theekshana scored 22 runs in 31 balls, Kusal Mendis 19 runs in 30 balls, Kusal Perera dismissed just for 4 runs in 5 balls, Kusal Perera dismissed just for 4 runs in 5 balls, Angelo Mathews was time out without playing a ball, Dushmantha Chameera 4 runs in 9 balls, Kasun Rajitha dismissed without scoring in just 2 balls, and Dilshan Madushanka remained unbeaten scoring in just 1 ball. In this way, the entire team all-out just for 279 runs in 49.3 overs and set a target of 280 runs in front of Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi bowlers- Tanzim Hasan Sakib took 3 wickets for 90 runs in his spell, Shakib Al Hasan 2 wickets for 57 runs in his spell, Shoriful Islam 2 wickets for 52 runs in 9.3 overs, Mehidy Hasan Miraz 1 wicket for 49 runs in his spell, and Taskin Ahmed was wicketless for 39 runs in his spell.
Bangladesh Innings- Bangladesh chasing 280 runs in the second inning achieved the target for the loss of just 7 wickets in the first ball of the 42nd overs. Bangladesh also started the inning poorly, but after the second wicket Najmul Hossain Shanto and Shakib Al Hasan handled the inning. Tanzid Hasan and Litton Das came to start the inning, the first wicket has dismissed for 17 runs in first ball of the 3rd over, Tanzid Hasan dismissed just for 9 runs in 5 balls, Najmul Hossain Shanto came to bat and handled the inning with Litton Das, the second wicket has dismissed for 41 runs in 6.2 over, Litton Das dismissed for 23 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 2 boundaries in 22 balls, followed by Shakib Al Hasan came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant century and a half-century partnership of 169 runs with Najmul Hossain Shanto, the third wicket has dismissed for 210 runs in first ball of the 32nd over, Shakib Al Hasan dismissed after playing a very brilliant half-century inning of 82 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 12 boundaries in just 65 balls, next batsman Mahmudullah came to bat, meanwhile the fourth wicket also dismissed for 211 runs in 33.2 over, Najmul Hossain Shanto dismissed after playing a very brilliant powerful half-century inning of 90 runs with the help of 12 boundaries in just 101 balls, next batsman Mushfiqur Rahim came to bat and he was good strike rotate with Mahmudullah, the fifth wicket has dismissed for 249 runs in 37.4 over, Mushfiqur Rahim dismissed for 10 runs in 13 balls, next batsman Towhid Hridoy came to bat, meanwhile the sixth wicket also dismissed for 255 runs in 38.3 over, Mahmudullah dismissed for 22 runs in 23 balls, followed by Mehidy Hasan Miraz came to bat and he also dismissed very quickly just for 3 runs in 5 balls as sixth wicket in first ball of the 41st over, the team score was 269 runs, next batsman Tanzim Hasan Sakib came to bat and he was remains unbeaten for 5 runs in 6 balls with Towhid Hridoy also played an unbeaten victory inning of 15 runs in just 7 balls. In this way, Bangladesh chased the target very easily for the loss of 7 wickets in just 41.1 overs and won the match by 3 wickets.
Sri Lankan bowlers- Dilshan Madushanka took 3 wickets for 69 runs in his spell, Maheesh Theekshana 2 wickets for 44 runs in 9 overs, Angelo Mathews 2 wickets for 35 runs in 7.1 overs, Dushmantha Chameera was wicketless for 54 runs in 8 overs, Kasun Rajitha wicketless for 47 runs in 4 overs, and Dhananjaya de Silva also wicketless for 20 runs in 3 overs.
PLAYER OF THE MATCH- Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was selected as the player of the match, he performed very brilliant batting as well as also in bowling, played a very brilliant powerful century inning of 90 runs with the help of 12 boundaries in 101 balls, and took 2 wickets just for 67 runs in his spell.
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